A selection of classic paperback book covers from the 40s through 70s.

A general overview of paperback cover illustrators. Fantasy, science fiction and crime in particular.

Plus any other ephemera I feel like reblogging.

 

Edward Gorey by Crossett Library Bennington College on Flickr.Via Flickr:
Book cover design and typography by Edward Gorey for A Hero of Our Time: a Novel  by Mikhail Lermontov; translated from the Russian by Vladimir Nabokov in collaboration with Dmitri Nabokov.
Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1958. PG3337.L4 A2 1958

Edward Gorey by Crossett Library Bennington College on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
Book cover design and typography by Edward Gorey for A Hero of Our Time: a Novel by Mikhail Lermontov; translated from the Russian by Vladimir Nabokov in collaboration with Dmitri Nabokov.
Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1958. PG3337.L4 A2 1958

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